Valerie Margaret Allen
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Horse safety instructor 'overwhelmed' by New Year Honour

Horse safety instructor Valerie Margaret Allen has become an BEM for voluntary service to rider and equine safety.

Mrs Allen, of Cardiff, has been training young riders for the British Horse Society and Pony Club since the early 1980s.

The 72-year-old has trained more than 500 riders and has raised thousands of pounds for charity.

Mr Allen said she felt "overwhelmed" at being recognised for her efforts.

  • 30 Dec 2014
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